How To Combat Perfectionism - Sharon Martin [206]
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The perfectionism habit can leave us feeling inadequate, never able to relax, overscheduled, and generally not-good-enough-ever. Yet it can be deeply ingrained through childhood and culture. So how do we combat it? Sharon Martin has the answers in her book, The CBT Workbook For Perfectionism.

Takeaways:

  1. There’s a difference between perfectionism and the pursuit of excellence
  2. Certain parenting styles lead to perfectionism
  3. How to stop people-pleasing and be assertive instead

Sharon Martin, LCSW is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in helping perfectionists and people-pleasers embrace their imperfections and overcome self-doubt and shame. Sharon writes the popular blog Happily Imperfect for PsychCentral.com and is the author of The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism.

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